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NEW ORLEANS A 37-year-old man was found fatally shot in Central City early Monday morning, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

Shortly before 1 a.m., police received a call about shots fired near the intersection of Dryades and 7th Street.

When officers arrived, they found the victim, who had been shot multiple times, lying in the middle of the street.

He died on the scene, police said. The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office identified the victim as Tremell Williams.

Investigators are attempting to gather evidence as to identify a suspect and a motive.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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